University of the Philippines Los Baños
Wednesday, 30 August 2017 13:19

UPLB is top school in 2017 agricultural eng’g board exam

UPLB is the lone top-performing school in the August 2017 Agricultural Engineer Licensure Examination given by the Professional Regulation Commission.

It produced 59 new agricultural engineers out of 60 who took the exam, earning a passing rate of 98.33%. Leading the UPLB passers is fourth placer Camille Guhit Martinez (82.65%).

A top-performing school is one with at least 80% passing percentage out of 50 or more examinees. Since 2013, no other school in the country has joined UPLB in this elite list.

The national passing rate is 48.31%, with 630 passers out of 1,304 examinees nationwide. (Mark Jayson E. Gloria, with reports from